Portrait photography is devoted to capturing people and personality. But portraits often go beyond a photo of a smiling person. There are many different sub-genres or types of portrait photography. Ready to flex your creative muscle and expand the different types of portrait photography in your arsenal? Here are the 10 different types of portrait photography you should know.
There are many different types of photography. Understanding which category a photo falls into will develop your photographic knowledge. We’ve made a list of different types of photography. You can familiarise yourself with every photography niche.
A camera is no good if the photographer doesn’t know how to use it properly to achieve the image they have in mind. Equally, what good is a new latest-tech camera if the lens used for the purpose is not the correct lens? An example being, using an ultra-wide lens to capture a portrait. Therefore, the better question to ask is, “which is the appropriate lens to use for a particular photoshoot?”